January is a month that signifies new beginnings, new resolutions. There is an individual as well as collective effervescence of renewal. Catholics enjoyed a similar period of renewal, of collective reimagining, in the aftermath of World War II.
An image of salvation
Roman Catholic and Anglican leaders have announced newfound agreement on the Virgin Mary, seeing her as a role model and “Christ’s foremost disciple.”
Once Mary said yes to the angel, she signed on for a trip with no way out.